Capitalism in America - The Cult of Wealth (2/3)Making the rich pay (1921-1946)

A history of American capitalism. Episode 2: Appointed Secretary of the Treasury in 1921, aluminium magnate Andrew Mellon developed the 'trickle-down' theory. But the millionaires' paradise collided with the economic crash of 1929, which plunged the USA into the Great Depression and mass unemployment. Could Roosevelt save America from dire economic straits?

Director

Cédric Tourbe

Country

France

Year

2023

Duration

60 min

Available

From 07/11/2023 to 11/05/2024

Genre

Documentaries and Reportage

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